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  • Posted: Nov 16, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 30, 2021
  • ColdHubs Limited is a social enterprise that designs, installs, commissions, and operates 100% solar-powered walk-in cold rooms in marketplaces and farm clusters, for small-holder farmers, retailers, and wholesalers to store and preserve fresh fruits, vegetables, and other perishable food 24/7 and extend their shelf life from 2 days to 21 days. ColdHubs aims...
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    Operations & Technical Officer - Southern Nigeria

    Location: Owerri, Imo


    • The incumbent will oversee our business operations in the South East, South West, and South-South Regions (Southern) of Nigeria.
    • He/She will resume at ColdHubs HQ in Owerri, Imo State.


    • Identify new sites for installation of ColdHubs within the south of Nigeria, negotiate with all stakeholders for land lease, lease land and liaise with relevant government agencies, markets unions, and farm unions for business operations to commence.
    • Supports the technical team to install and commission ColdHubs; solar-powered walk-in cold rooms.
    • Quickly responds to any technical issue or emergency which may arise within each site.
    • Undertake missions to field sites to review operations and technical arrangements and make appropriate recommendations as required.
    • Sets up Advertisements/Calls for the vacancy, for the employment of Hub Operatorsonce technical works, commences within a site.
    • Recruits Hub Operators and local marketers as the need arises.
    • Trains Hub Operators using ColdHubs Hub Operators Training Manual.
    • Purchases and hands over all materials/equipment/supplies needed by HubOperator(s) to perform their duties.
    • Collates daily reports from Hub Operators.
    • Conducts daily supervision/check-in calls with all Hub Operators.
    • Quickly arranges/replaces a Hub Operator within any site, in the absence of the site's Hub Operator, temporarily fills the vacuum.
    • Conducts our 6-step business development activity within a site, before the ColdHubs is open for operations.
    • Actively searches for new customers.
    • Leads sales in the region and actively increases sales every quarter.
    • Recommends Hub Operators to management, for disciplinary actions.
    • Manages all ColdHubs operations in the South of Nigeria.


    • Education: University Degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering
    • Knowledge: Solar Energy, Agricultural Engineering, Structural Design or Refrigeration
    • Job experience: 3 - 5 years of proven work experience.
    • Languages: Excellent knowledge of English Language and also of Igbo, Hausa, or Yoruba Languages.
    • Solid knowledge of organizational procedures.
    • Regular travels within the South of Nigeria.
    • Extremely detailed, with good thought process in administration, management, business development, and operations, as part of ColdHubs Senior Management.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • A Leader.
    • Independent performer.
    • Self-motivated and trustworthy.
    • Strong research and analytical skills.
    • Strong presentation skills.
    • Knowledge of sales.
    • Attention to Detail – the work is in the details.
    • Excellent organizational skills, as performance monitoring will be done monthly.
    • Excellent computer skills.
    • Must hold a valid driving license.
    • Fluent in Igbo, Yoruba, and Hausa Languages; any other local language acceptable.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a one-page Letter of Motivation and a very well-detailed CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title and Location as the subject of the email.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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